Intent-based networking (IBN) is a trend that has been gaining traction in IT in recent years. IBN is the automation of processes that ensure the alignment of network operators’ high-level intent and policy requirements with the design and configuration of the network as a whole. The IBN vision grew out of the need for greater network automation following the partial success of software-defined networking (SDN) to simplify cloud deployments and virtual networking.
As defined, IBN automates the analysis and remediation of network errors, as well as intelligently automates network designs and configuration updates. [READ MORE on EWEEK.COM]